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At the Armora Gedel area above Addis Ababa


Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
Last Visit: Jun 19, 2015
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Areas = 15
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Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Chigger Yellem (5.7)
By: nicojah When: May 11, 2015

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Comments: Thanks James! Consider first that the kids do not have ropes or quickdraws. It's a slow process, a very slow process. The kids love climbing though!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Ogden : The Schoolroom : Asbury Park : ... : Takeda Route (5.10b)
By: nicojah When: Mar 26, 2015

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Comments: This is a hidden gem still not listed in the Ogden guidebook. Takes all sorts of pro, and the glue-ins are well placed! Good find!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Ogden : The Schoolroom : The Tangerine : BLU-82 (5.11a)
By: nicojah When: Mar 14, 2015

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Comments: I have a feeling that this climb and the grades for this climb is confused with the one next to it. Collateral Damage feels like 5.11a and the headwall on this climb is 5.11c for tall people, much harder for short people.


Location: International : Africa : Angola : Pedra Escrita / Writing Sto... : Meatgrinder (5.10) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: No face climbs on these big boulders?


Location: International : Africa : Angola : Pedra Escrita / Writing Sto... : Roadside Attraction (5.10 C1) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: Great crack out there!


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa)
By: nicojah When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: In 2+ years there has been only one incident of rock throwing. Let's not generalize. The crag is safe, villagers are friendly. Having somebody who can speak a little bit of the language is always helpful. Melkam Climbing!!!


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Gheralta Range Koraro Spire... : Magic Smelly Poodle (5.11 PG13) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Jan 5, 2014

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Comments: The cruz pitch... scary!!


Location: International : Africa : Malawi : Mulanje Massif : Chambe East Face: SE Butres... (A0) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Nov 25, 2013

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Comments: How high is this wall? Looks great!


Location: International : Africa : Ghana : Mount Krobo : Photo
By: nicojah When: Sep 18, 2013

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Comments: so have you made any routes on these "mounts" ?


Location: James Garrett : Ethiopia : Photo
By: nicojah When: Aug 24, 2013

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Comments: Go James! Finish the tower?


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Aug 22, 2013

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Comments: my routes are well calculated, finely tuned! i wouldnt (and couldnt) have done it any other way... should your ego keep me from developing rock climbing routes in far off places? no, but were you willing to take a flight, climb with adolescent goat herder kids with nothing and do these routes yourself, then you would truly know proud.


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Jun 23, 2013

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Comments: We should be publishing a new topo this rainy season in 2015. Cheers


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Oysters Nuts (5.9+) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Jun 5, 2013

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Comments: The 2nd Pitch


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Poroto Gringo (5.10 PG13) : Photo
By: nicojah When: May 14, 2013

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Comments: Above the third bolt on Poroto Gringo


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Oysters Nuts (5.9+) : Photo
By: nicojah When: May 14, 2013

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Comments: In this foto you can see the crack of the 2nd pitch that appears right where the climber's rope disappears. This crack is amazing and should not be missed if you come to Armora Gedel!


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Apr 25, 2013

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Comments: That little dog is Mino.


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa) : Photo
By: nicojah When: Apr 23, 2013

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Comments: This wall is between 50 and 60m!


Location: CA : Central Coast : Pinnacles National Monument : East Side : Monolith : Cantaloupe Death (5.10c)
By: nicojah When: Aug 3, 2011

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Comments: If it werent for the start, it's a 10a. Fun and ladder-like


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